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Re: EZ-BIOS support

From: OKUJI Yoshinori
Subject: Re: EZ-BIOS support
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 14:46:17 +0900

From: "Jochen Hoenicke" <address@hidden>
Subject: EZ-BIOS support
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 12:12:03 +0100 (MET)

> The attached patch will detect if EZ-BIOS is present, and refuses to
> embed grub after the MBR in that case.  The patch will look for a
> signature at the begin of the EZ-BIOS code.  Since the remapping is a
> bit inpredictable for the first few sectors, it will look for this
> signature in two places.

  I don't like your patch, since it just avoids totally breaking
ez-bios; it's not real support. As you know, this isn't so easy. If
you really want to support ez-bios, then you will have to virtualize
all the accesses to partition tables.


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